In the XXI century it is impossible to imagine modern society without gadgets, smartphones, tablets or smart watches. Undoubtedly, these devices make our lives easier and bring diversity to our lives, but we still do not have a clear, reliable idea of the interaction of these devices for human life. If you search the Internet “What is a gadget?” then we will have the information “Gadget is a small device designed to facilitate and improve human life.”
According to statistics from the world health organization, more than 59% of the world’s population use smartphones, and the average user of the gadget checks his smartphone at least 150 times a day. In other words, the gadget has become an external human body. Continue reading
The history of the Ethereum platform — will the blockchain really open an era of managed self-regulation?
The end of winter was marked by the merger of several dozen companies, including giants of the financial and IT industry, in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). The Alliance will strengthen the security of the Ethereum distributed registry, develop standards and technologies for its wide application in business. Like Bitcoin and most other registries, Ethereum is based on blockchain technology, provides circulation of “digital assets” and is suitable for the financial industry (more about it — in an interview with the Creator of Ethereum for for Forbes). EEA is not the first Alliance to implement registries. Continue reading
This month Vladislav Moiseev’s book “Business from nothing, or How to build an Internet company and not go crazy”is published. Forbes publishes a fragment from the book dedicated to Alexander Sysoev, the founder of 2gis offline map service
Vladislav Moiseev’s book “Business from nothing, or How to build an Internet company and not go crazy” is a joint project of the Laboratory “Once”, publishing house “Alpina publisher” and the Fund for the development of Internet initiatives. The book is devoted to the history of seven major Russian IT-entrepreneurs, their mistakes and failures, successes and breakthroughs. The hero of this Chapter — Alexander Sysoev, occupying the 34th place in the ranking of Russian Internet millionaires according to Forbes with a total asset value of $142 million. Continue reading